People

Director


Honorary Director

  • John G. Michopoulos, Ph.D (Director, Computational Multiphysics Systems Laboratory, Naval Research Laboratory)

Affiliated Faculty

Honorary Senior Fellows

  • Jinquan Cheng, Ph.D
  • Lin Chi (Edward) Mak, Ph.D

Ph.D. students

Jonathan Hodges

Jonathan Hodges
Humanoids

Yazhe Hu

Yazhe Hu
Road Profile

Cong Chen

Cong Chen

John Steckenrider

Josiah Steckenrider
Robotic Classification and Correction

Mengyu Song

Mengyu Song


Ashrarul Haq Sifat

Ashrarul Haq Sifat
Humanoids


Jeeseop Kim

Jeeseop Kim
Humanoids


Ioannis Papakis

Ioannis Papakis



Affiliated Ph.D. students

Karim Abdelatty

Karim Abdelatty

Tamer Attia

Tamer Attia

Haseeb Chaudhry

Haseeb Chaudhry

Md Monir Hossain

Md Monir Hossain

 


Master’s students

Mickey Cowden

Mickey Cowden
Collaborative Robotics

Jihong Cai

Jihong Cai
Autonomous Vehicles

Urvi Desai

Urvi Desai
Mobile Manipulation

Diya Li

Diya Li
Autonomous Driving

Phillip Grambo

Phillip Grambo


Visiting Scholars

Seiji Innami

Seiji Innami

Tatsuya Ishikawa

Tatsuya Ishikawa

Yuki Ohmori

Yuki Ohmori


Research Engineers

Cameron Miksch

Cameron Miksch

David Jensen

David Jensen


Research Students

Sabrina Chiarizzio

Sabrina Chiarizzio

Nestor Folta

Nestor Folta

Alex Fuge

Alex Fuge

Ryan Holcombe

Ryan Holcombe

Megan Peterson

Megan Peterson

Rehan Khan

Rehan Khan

Wendy Vu

Wendy Vu

 


Former Ph.D. students

  • Boren Li, PhD, Virginia Tech, 2016 (Now at Alibaba, China)
  • Kuya Takami, PhD, Virginia Tech, 2016 (Now at George Washington University, USA)
  • Xianqiao Tong, PhD, Virginia Tech, 2014 (Now at Apple, USA)
  • Jong Hwan Kim, PhD, Virginia Tech, 2014 (Now at Korea Military Academy, South Korea)
  • Kunjin Ryu, PhD, Virginia Tech, 2014 (Now at Samsung Electronics, South Korea)
  • Jan Wei Pan, PhD, Virginia Tech, 2011 (Now at Boeing, USA)
  • Daniel Watman, PhD, UNSW, 2009 (Now at ZMP, Japan)
  • Lin Chi (Edward) Mak, PhD, UNSW, 2009 (Now at AP Photonics, China)
  • Chern Ferng Chung, PhD, UNSW, 2008 (Now at DSO National Labs, Singapore)
  • David Kellermann, PhD, UNSW, 2008 (Now at UNSW,  Australia)
  • Stephen Webb, PhD, UNSW, 2008 (Now at University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
  • Benjamin Lavis, PhD, UNSW, 2008 (Now at University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Former M.Sc. students

  • George Kontoudis, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2018 (Now at Virginia Tech, USA)
  • Josiah Steckenrider, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017 (Now at Virginia Tech, USA)
  • Murat Ambarkutuk, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017 (Now at Virginia Tech, USA)
  • Peter Amico, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017 (Now at Stanley Black & Decker Inc, USA)
  • Cameron Ridgewell, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017
  • Tian Yi, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017 (Now at Virginia Tech, USA)
  • Richard Fedora, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017
  • Orson Lin, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2017
  • Christopher Mobley, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2016 (Now at MITRE, USA)
  • Yazhe Hu, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2016 (Now at Virginia Tech, USA)
  • Hangxin Liu, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2016 (Now at University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Howard Brand, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2016 (Now at USDA, USA)
  • James Burton, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2015
  • Affan Siddiqui, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2015 (Now at Cummins Inc, USA)
  • Jordan Neal, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2015
  • Sriram Varun Nidamarthy, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2014 (Now at Samsung Research America, USA)
  • Joseph Holler, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2014 (Now at Samsung Research America, USA)
  • Kunjin Ryu, MSc, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • Alex Young, MSME, Virginia Tech, 2011 (Now at Textron Systems, USA)
  • Daud Warraich, ME, UNSW, 2009 (Now at CSL Behring, Australia)